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Register of the Brian M. du Toit Papua New Guinea Research Materials MSS 747
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Description
Research documentation from Brian du Toit's anthropological fieldwork from 1961-1962 in Papua New Guinea. Du Toit worked with the Gadsup people in Akuna, a village located in the Arona River Valley of Eastern Highlands Province. Research materials include 16mm films, reel-to-reel tapes, and color slides.
Background
Brian Murray du Toit was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa, in 1935. He received his B.A. in anthropology and sociology in 1957 and his M.A. in anthropology in 1961 - both from the University of Pretoria. In 1963 he obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon. As a doctoral student, du Toit had the opportunity to do fieldwork in Papua New Guinea. He worked with the Gadsup people in Akuna, a village located in the Arona River Valley of Eastern Highlands Province.
Extent
1.6 Linear feet 2 archives boxes and 2 shoe boxes
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
Films and audio recordings in boxes 3 & 4 are restricted. Researchers must request, through the Director of the Mandeville Special Collections Library, that user copies be produced.